How To Report RSUs for your Tax Return

How To Report RSUs for your Tax Return

If you work in tech, some of your compensation will undoubtedly come in the form of equity. Startups give stock options; larger tech companies like Linkedin usually give RSUs (restricted stock units). There are a variety of reasons why this difference exists, like properly aligning employer/employee incentives and tax…
Hyper Exposure

Hyper Exposure

Four pieces of my life aligned recently that kept 17th century western Europe at the forefront of my imagination: Versailles on Netflix, following Louis XIV early in his reign as he moved the French court from Paris to Versailles and built a palace there Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson, about the…
Reflection on my 2016

Reflection on my 2016

Momentous events this year. On the home front, I Got engaged in March Visited Korea in April Celebrated both of my brothers graduating in New York in June Moved in with my fiancée in August Married her in September Witnessed the Northern Lights in Iceland in September Those are the…
Reclaimed Territory

Reclaimed Territory

Keyboard symbol for "Escape" Time and time again, instinct moves my hand to the top left corner of the keyboard. There is only one key there that I trust. It can do so many things in so many scenarios, the Swiss army knife of a keyboard; don't like this prompt?…
Abundance Game

Abundance Game

We are talking about Survivorship Bias. That we only see the ones that survive, and we do not see the potentially magnitudes-greater number of the ones that die. The most famous example is of the WW2 fighter planes that survived, with certain parts showing significant damage; instead of beefing up…
Be a Farmer, Also

Be a Farmer, Also

We hunt. We kill. We eat. It is immediate gratification and empowering. It feels good. When we get shit done, it also feels good. We check items off of our to-do list and get to physically see progress being made. We address time-sensitive issues and live moment to moment, staving…